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to introduce one of our shining stars at spring valley, our second great teacher, ms. jennifer man. jennifer has taught at spring valley 18 years. she doesn't look like she's taught there for 18 years but she's had. she started there. that was her first teaching assignment and stayed there sin. that speaks to i think the quality of teachers there at the school. when you first meet jennifer you would think that she's shy but within that quiet demeanor beats the heart of a passionate educator. her passion shines through when she teaches. she reaches out to all her students no matter what level they may be. she often goes the extra mile to help them by sacrificing her own time to tutor them after school. her passion radiates when she works with her leagues. she's always willing to help, either planning a lesson with a fellow teacher, coordinating schoolwide events or assisting the school secretary when she's busy with phone calls. jennifer is the type of person who will never refuse you if you ask her for help. and she helps you without ever asking for anything in return. her passion for teachi
to jennifer. jennifer is an accounting supervisor in our finance accounting division and has been with the agency for five years. she is being recognized today for her outstanding performance in completing the analysis of the m.t.a.'s 20 bank accounts with the bank of america. she was able to determine if banking services were needed in her review and the closeout of unnecessary accounts. she consolidated accounts resulting in the reduction of our bank fees. in addition, as part of the proposition 8 mandated chart of accounts and budget restructuring project, jennifer worked tirelessly in detailed analysis of several special revenue funds that were repeeled with many challenges, she was able to successfully complete this project timely and close out the fund balances of these accounts. our director of finance is here to present the award to jennifer. >> thank you, mr. ford. good afternoon, everybody. i'm honored to be here to present this award to jennifer. jennifer is a new mom. and so she's very busy with that effort. but she also was given a chance to move ton another departmen
jennifer that would change everything. >> she said, hey kristin, i've been thinking, i've talked to my husband, we've been praying about it and she said i want to carry a babe for,. >> reporter: she couldn't believe what she was hearing. >> i said i got to talk to my husband. i hung up i went upstairs and i said you would not believe what just happened. i told him that night and we're like it feels right. >> reporter: it feels reich because kristin and jennifer had been through everything together. they grew up sharing special moments. jennifer a mother herself was offering to be kristin's gestational carrier. >> that's when someone will carry a pregnancy for a woman who cannot do it herself. kristin's doctor says it was a perfect fit. >> she was young she had good eggs we were able to do in vitro fertilization on kristin and place an embryo into her best friend. >> reporter: a baby is on the way for kristin and her husband. they are expecting in february. >> when that child is here aim going to love that child so much more because this valley that we've gone through this long j
into adoption until they she got a call from her best friend jennifer that would change everything. >> she said, hey, kristin. i've talked to my husband. we've been praying about it. she said, i really want to carry a baby for you. >> reporter: kristin didn't believe what she was hearing. >> i have to talk to my husband. that's how we left it. we hung up. i went upstairs right away. i was like, you will not believe what just happened. i told him that night. we were like this feels right. >> reporter: it felt so right because kristin and jennifer had been through everything together. they had been friends since 7 playing how and growing up sharing special moments. jennifer was offering to be her gestational carrier, carrying a pregnancy for a woman who can't do it herself. her doctor says it was a perfect fit. >> she was young and had good eggs. we were able to do in vitro on kristin and then place one embryo into her best friend as her gestational carrier. >> a baby is now on the way for kristin and her husband, they are expecting in february. >> i'm going to love that child so much more becaus
to touch on base with what was said, especially some of the things that jennifer johnson said, who is my attorney. some of the things that were sitting here tonight are some of the things that i have received. the money threatening to be cut because of the money or whatever. nearby had not had access, -- if i had not had access, i would not be standing here today. i was diagnosed as a schizophrenic, and with long- term treatment, i was able to make some drastic changes in my life. i am able to obtain and hold a job at this point. there have been times where i did not have a clue where to get treatment at because i did not know where it was available, and that is what is happening now. people do not know where to get it. if it had not been for the health corp., i would truly be shepherded into the system -- if it had not been for the health court. those places and things are needed, desperately, because if i had not been able to go to one to deal with both my addictions, the mental health and my drug addiction, that i do not know where i would be. i would probably be in prison somewhere.
she got a phone call from her best friend jennifer that would change everything. >> she said hey, kristen, i've been thinking, i've talked to my husband, we've been praying about it and she said i really want to carry a baby for you. >> reporter: kristen couldn't believe what she was hearing. >> i said i have to talk to my husband. i went upstairs right away and you will not believe what just happened. i told him, that night we were kind of like this feels right. >> reporter: it felt right because kristen had been through everything together. they'd been friends since they were 7 playing house and growing up sharing special moments. jennifer, a mother herself was offering to be kristen's gestational carrier. that's when someone will carry a woman for pregnancy when a woman can't do it herself. the doctor said it was a perfect fit. >> she was young and had good eggs and we were able to place one embryo ointo her best friend. >> reporter: a baby is now on the way for kristen and her husband. they're expecting in february. >> when that child is here, i'm going to love that child so
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